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Table 3 Evaluation of clustering of HCV seropositivity within houses that participated in the schistosomiasis treatment campaigns, Kalama, Egypt 1995.

From: Further evidence for association of hepatitis C infection with parenteral schistosomiasis treatment in Egypt

  Houses with treatmenta Houses with no treatmentb
Number of Houses 36 132
HCV infections 94 227
Odds Ratio for Clustering 1.76 1.37
95% Confidence Interval 1.05 – 2.95c 0.92 – 2.05d
  1. aHouses that had one or more members reporting a diagnosis of schistosomiasis and having received treatment with injections b Houses with no member being treated with injections for schistosomiasis c p = 0.03 d p = 0.12